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Republic Airport Commission Meeting: Good News on the Horizon

Written by Kyle Bluth Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00
A spike in activity seems to be returning to Farmingdale’s Republic Airport with the recent news that numbers in total operations are up in all categories (landings, passenger flights and touch & go’s) as compared with last year. During their recent bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13, airport commission officials announced 4,894 aircraft landings in July, a jump from 4,300 one year ago. Also, the report for August indicated 5,138 aircraft landings this year as opposed to 4,399 during 2009.
 

East Farmingdale: One Dead, Three Injured in Plane Crash

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00
A single engine 1969 Marchetti made a crash landing early Sunday, Oct. 17 on E. Carmans Road in East Farmingdale, piloted by Gus Halouvas, 55, of North Bellmore. 
 

Obituary - Karin R. Antonucci

Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Karin R. Antonucci passed away October 13, 2010, two days after her 50th birthday. Raised in Lindenhurst, she had been living in Farmingdale in recent years. Dedicated employee of FREE, Inc., Old Bethpage. Mother of Bettina Maier and Dominic Maier. Daughter of Alexander Wehrle, the late Irma Wehrle and stepdaughter of Inge Wehrle. Also survived by her former husband, Paul Maier, mother-in-law, Lois D’Antonio, sister, Linda Wehrle-Hovanec, brothers, Perry and Stephan Wehrle and stepsister Bettina Gaves. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held Oct. 18 at St. Kilian RC Church. Cremation was private. Karin was laid to rest with her mother Oct. 20 at St. Charles Cemetery.

 

Loud Voices of Dissent in High Stakes County Debate

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Schools: Fewer Teachers, More School Taxes If Mangano Plan Passes

County Executive Edward P. Mangano campaigned for and won his current position with a clear promise to lower spending and taxes for Nassau. The day draws near when he must deliver, arriving at a balanced budget for 2011 without raising taxes or increasing the deficit. This has led to painful proposals, drawing protests on extreme moves like cutting loose the entire Long Island Bus system and turning the high expense of tax refunds over to schools, towns, villages and other special districts including libraries and fire districts.  

 

FBHS Civil War Monument Project Draws Attention

Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

The Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society (FBHS) used the Farmingdale Village Street Fair (Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10) as an opportunity to gain attention for their Civil War Monument project. This effort is to raise funds for a permanent memorial to be dedicated during the services on Memorial Day

 

Mario Lopez Makes Stop on Long Island

Written by Melissa Argueta and Christy Hinko Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

Taking a couple of hours out from a jam-packed schedule of work and parenthood, multi-talented megastar Mario Lopez made a special guest appearance at GLO Nightclub in Westbury on Saturday, Oct 2 to help celebrate the club’s second year anniversary.

 

A Bench of Love: Farmingdale Memorializes Kaitlyn Krokowski

Written by Terri Rizzi Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

Even the rain could not stop the outpouring of love that was felt during the bench memorial ceremony on Monday, Sept. 27 for 19-year-old Kaitlyn Krokowski, who died in a tragic car accident on January 19, 2009. Her car slid on black ice and hit a pole on the corner of Grant Avenue and Main Street in Farmingdale.

 

Oceanside Comes Back to Beat Dalers

Written by Philip D’Abbraccio Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

The Farmingdale High School campus was flooded with people, who all came to witness the showdown, with first place on the line, between the Oceanside Sailors (4-0) and the Dalers (3-1). The Dalers’ focus was on the Sailors’ quarterback Tyler Heuer, who recently broke an Oceanside school record that was held by former NFL quarterback Jay Fiedler. In last week’s game against East Meadow, the 6’2” senior threw for six touchdowns, surpassing the five scores thrown by Fiedler, a former Miami Dolphins and New York Jets quarterback.

 

League of Women Voters Hosts Meet the Candidates Night

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00

It’s that time of the election year again when incumbents and challengers alike flock to local libraries care of the League of Women Voters to voice their views on current topics and issues surrounding the respective areas they hope to either continue to or to newly represent.

 

Womens Club Holds Third Annual Art in the Park Show Lavine, Germino Vie for 13th Assembly District Seat

Written by Kyle Bluth Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00

Painters, photographers, fashion designers and many other talented artists came to the Village Green in Farmingdale for the third annual Art in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, hosted by the Women’s Club of Farmingdale. For one unusually warm day, 45 artists came from all over Long Island to show and sell their work. Wayne Krush and the Lonesome Moonlight String Band strummed harmonies, while Stanley Horowitz and Barbara Minard from Farmingdale State College judged the show entries.

 

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